side chair


: a chair without arms used usually in a dining room

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Colors, such as the peacock blue of the side chair, and patterns, like the overscale geometric throw on the bed, appear in moments that add punch to the timeless appeal of the room's classic trimwork and warm wood floors. Marisa Donnelly, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Jan. 2023 The side chair is vintage Milo Baughman, reupholstered in Rogers & Goffigon fabric, and the chest is from CB2. Kate Mcgregor, ELLE Decor, 20 Jan. 2023 No detail is overlooked in this bathroom by Shelley Johnstone–notice the Greek Key trim along the walls, which coordinates with the blush velvet on the side chair. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 13 Oct. 2022 The traditional landscape painting and warm wood side chair ground the space and work beautifully with the mint green paint. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 16 Dec. 2022 This versatile side chair can slip into a dining space while adding a touch of color. Samantha S. Thorpe, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Nov. 2022 With a textured rope seat and classic Windsor back, the Fairbanks side chair has all the makings of a design classic—but available for a fraction of the price. Kelsey Mulvey, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 July 2022 For example, this side chair can function as a seat or as a bedside table. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 23 June 2022 West Elm staples flirt with antique collector's items, like Jackie O.'s childhood side chair. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 31 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of side chair was in 1582

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Cite this Entry

“Side chair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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